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Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
education. >> abc 7 news is at san jose state university. governor brown is praising the university's efforts. >> happening now, san jose state launches a pilot program to offer online courses for credits. governor brown on hand for official announcements. the goal toin crease access to higher education and reduce costs. san jose state partnered with the silicon valley start up called udacity two. math and one statistics class, each costing $150. the governor says online education is a key component in soflg the state's education crisis. >> it's an experiment. we're going to learn together that. is how i think we'll succeed f we stumble, we'll stand up and try something else. >> for now, size will be limited to 100 students. half of the seats reserved for community college students. courses begin at the end of the month. udacity's ceo says other states are expressing interest. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 walmart's pledge to create jobs in america and help it's giving veteran autos then at 4:30 what is next for lance armstrong now that he's admitted to using performance-enha
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
an overhaul of college as we know it. how california is trying to make higher education more affordable. >> we're live tonight in san francisco international airport. the idea of a name change has little lit up conversation on the abc 7 news facebook page. >> if you're tired of the cold snap, so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> sky 7 live over the mission district. the s.w.a.t. team and hostage he s.w.a.t. team and hostage suspect out of the home. >> this is the 20th avenue and anza street in richmond no. word on what the man did that brought police to his door, police say he barricaded himself inside and refused to come out. >> they're not saying if he is armed but no
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 4:30am PST
in the fall. in silicon valley, governor brown will announce an online educational partnership between san jose state university and a tech start-up. the pilot program will make online courses available to students with a goal of expanding access to higher education. >> people in marin county are spending a cold morning without power after a huge redwood tree ripped down power lines on to a house. the tree went down yesterday morning on west baltimore avenue and damaged the roof of a house. no one was hurt. authorities say the tree roots were too decayed to old up and pg&e restored power to 40 customers but it will be 7:00 a.m. before the other homes have restored power. >> you need your power this morning. >> hope you have gas heat, but, mike has a look at the forecast. is it as cold as yesterday? >> colder. good morning, everyone. we will get you updated on the warnings. freeze warning continues for east bay and interior valleys and the north bay so middle 20's to low 30's for several hours this morning. at least until 9:00. keep the plants and pipes protected. we have fog along the bays
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the same quality education. >> how do we serve them? >> that is right. >> and admit them from community colleges. >> people will learn more and it will be cheaper in the long run. it's a powerful claim. we're not there yet. >> the i'd why to begin pairing faculty with instructional designers. the governor says it's time to reshape the landscape of higher education. >> thank you, leanne. >> coming up[jaÑç here, michael finney explains why you could see a spike in gas prices that could last several months. >> a bathroom eno vacation that cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars belonging to a member of the president's cabinet. >> in the accu-weather forecast center i'm theer show you where temperatures will rise into mid-60s soon. my accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> and i'm vic lee. surf isy9xdup. ñ Ñ,Ñprpry"it >>> a man covered in flames after a fire at pier 47. this is the location shown by sky 7 hd. this happened just after 1:00 p.m. francis burn unit. another man treated for minor injuries. >> late today oakland police released a search of a man they're looking for.
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
education will be discussed for education for $371 million for the university california and the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses were the board tables fees that would affect senior whose register for a heavy course loads and student whose repeat courses. the person low park city council will constitute another facebook expansion, on to a 22 acre piece of property across the street from the current location on willow road, and the new campus is worth $1.5 million to the city for everything from traffic improvement and maintenance to education and training. the through facility would employ 2,800 people. officials of menlo park will take up the plan at 5:30. now the hostages crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of an american who flare ohly escaped death, 74 days of terror from inside, recorded by a hostage and broadcast by am general -- algerian tv. 38 of the men were executed or killed in the rescue families. three were american. one american got out, a husband told his wife of the story. >> he
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
to get the great education, get a good job, look after their kids, have some basic security, that... there is nothing can stop america. >> the three-minute long video is from the inaugural committee. on it, he discusses what the inauguration means to him and to the nation and talks about his admiration of president lincoln and dr. martin luther king junior. president obama's inauguration is monday. >> washington gearing up for the 57th inauguration. crews busy getting everything in place. and it's lower than the $8 million. the number is higher than previous inauguration autos abc 7 coverage of the inauguration begins monday at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of abc "good morning america". we'll stream coverage live from washington on abc 7 news.com starting at 6:30 monday morning so onair, and online. >> so how are apple, google and microsoft doing? plus more trouble at fox con. >> yes. we're live from bloomberg west with that and more on your bloomberg after the bell report. hi, emily. >> good afternoon, google's ceo larry page, tim cook and microsoft ceo will be facing wall st
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
to overhaul college as we know it. it's a major step towards making higher education more affordable. stay with us. abc 7 news at 5:00 continues right after this. >>> we know more about what contributed to oil tanker hitting the bay bridge last week. the bafr pilot made a last minute turn just before passing the bridge. that is when the rayhar clipped a tower causing millions in damage. san jose mercury news reports the pilot planned to follow the yellow line you can see on the map but changed labors to cross near yerba buena island. that pilot has tested negative for drugs and alcohol. >> three students were arrested after they passed out pot brownies and cookies at school. police say they told them to other students monday in num yachblt however, some tipped off the resource officer who tracked down a 14 yormd!:ñ yormd and two 15-year-old girls that were arrested four others cited for being under the influence of drugs. two girls sent to the hospital after getting sick. >> this morning three fire  costa county fire district were shut down. including station 4, 12 and 16 in martinez. of
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 12:35am PST
spirit. i'm the most spiritual man you ever met in your life. but today, you are not old, educated, smart, intelligent, wise, expedient enough to understand who i am. you will be one of these days if you practice bikram yoga, you will understand that. >> maybe so. >> yes. not today. >> reporter: an american guru on the hot seat. i'm david wright for "nightline" in beverly hills. >>> just ahead, the fierce, the ferocious, and the humble. our team tracks down the exotic creatures lurking in the secret wild of brazil. i've always been. he good driver i'm just out here, snap-shooting it forward. you don't want to have to pay for other people's bad driving, do you? no. with progressive snapshot, you don't have to. i'm going to snap it right now. bam, there it is. goes underneath your dash. keep safe, and keep saving. you know, i won't always be around to save you money. that's why you should get snapshot from progressive. all right, dude! thanks! to the safe go the savings. i you're suffering from constipation, miralax or metamucil may take days to work. for faster relief, try dulcolac laxativ
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Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
education budget when it begins three days of meetings. in long beach, the trustees will talk about the budget request for $371 million. it will focus on the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students task high demand courses and has tabled fees that affects seniors who register for heavy course loads and will not revisit this until the governor recommends it. >> police in hayward are looking out for thieves who stole a dozen cars from used car lot. they broke in the lot on mission boulevard yesterday morning. employees says they broke through the front gate and kicked in the office door. the cars are estimated worth $200,000. it is a huge set back for the owner. >> overall, the first these years are the toughest and after that, everything it gets out. it is a very difficult business. >> police are searching if four seen on surveillance video in the area. >> we have a different perspective of the maverick surf competition. the video is from go pro that had cameras on the boards of competitors. dave is trying to catch a wave and peter rose up on him, the 43-ye
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
access to higher education. this was the first day of the spring semester at city college. students returning to classes and there is uncertainty about the school few turk add minute vaitors must fix the school's accreditation. city college suffer aid drop in enrollment. the school could lose more than $6 million in funding. >> pressure probably has discouraged students from coming here. we're doing everything we can to encourage students to come here now. >> the school has a marketing campaign to increase enrollment. >> if you got trapped in the mortgage mess and lost your home, perhaps we have important information for you tonight. >> the headline if you were with you one of the people, time is rung out. national mortgage relief settlement is wrapping up the first phase. if you lost your home to foreclosure have you to act this week. the deadline is friday for people to sup mitt a claim to receive part of the $25 billion settlement. this was a settlement connected to actions surrounding a robo signing controversy. banks involved in the citi, and wells fargo i've posted a link on a
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
in education from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to meet these challenges and make a difference in the lives of students. let's get started at capella.edu. so i get claritin clear... ...for strong, non-drowsy relief of all my allergies... ...like dust... ...mold... ...pets... ...and pollen. looks good. thanks. i live claritin clear. >> abc7 news tarts right now with like breaking news. >> 4:28 on wednesday morning. i eric thomas. >> in london a helicopter crash in the middle of the city killed at least two and injured nine during the morning rush hour. the helicopter hit a construction crane on the top of a high-rise. the site is south of the thames near the main line train station and the british spy agency. there was wreckage burning in the street with a line of flaming fuel and debris. also, a large plume of smoke. it was great and there were low clouds. >> there and a massive explosion, unbelievable, like something from a film and the fire that went 25 yards over here and you for a few seconds you are stunned because you have no clue. >> police will not speculate on a cause
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
's contestants -- a special education teacher from rochester, new yo a retired proofreader and editor from chicago, illinois... and our returning champion, a strategic analyst for nasa, from huntsville, alabama... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert. ank you, ladies and gentlemen. two weeks from now, we will begin our annual tournament of champions. and if kristin keeps winning, she will be and thed in that tournament of champions. joan and james, welcome aboard. good luck. pick up your signaling devices, because you're going to work right now, in the first round of play, the jeopardy! round, and here are the categories. you have to name the n for us, of course. we have... and finally... you have to name the bird found within the text of our clue. kristin, start. let's begin with rewritten novel endings for $200, please. kristin. what is "moby-dick"? that's the novel. l endings for $400.
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
's everyone's problem. >> model of higher education is broken. it's true. going forward what we do about it, what kinld of design change is feesible that, remains to be seen. >> over time, we're going have to do some things differently. if we stand still, we can get behind. >> the assembly speaker told the regents the state ability to help them out of spots will be limited for the for seeable future you can't blame for asking. and the truth is that we have to find alternate sources of revenue. >> whatever decision they make it's the student, it's in their hands. >> shifting teaching to online courses is now a front runner as an idea to bring down costs. students saying okay but we prefer those online courses to be just a supplement not a replacement to classroom teachings. in mission gay bai, abc 7 news. >> some residents are playing a big part pat president's inauguration. one aco-chair, another running social media sites for the joint military coalition protecting the president. mark matthews is here now. >> out of the 300 million already eight civilians invited to be co-chairs of the ina
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
the system needs a lot more restructuring. >> the model of higher education is broken. that's absolutely true. going forward, what we do about it, what kind of design change is feasible, that remains to be seen. >> it is the second straight year of no tuition increases after the system raised fees every year from 2006 to 2011. >> man is suing a bay area hotel after he was found unconscious suffering from severe carbon monoxide poisoning last november at the embassy suite hotel near the airport. hundred deads of guests were evacuated. it happened live on the abc7 news. the leak was traced to a malfunctioning boiler. he survived the poisoning but he suffered brain injuries and is undergoing rehabilitation. >> a federal judge in san francisco is expected to rule by the end of this month on whether to overturn the ban on public nudity. opponents went to court yesterday and asked the judge to block the law from going into effect on february 1st but the city wants the case then out. attorneys representing the city say the ban is a matter of public health and nudists say it is a violation of free sp
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
king junior. the keeper of the papers head of the research and education institute. what i wanted to ask him was if they could have met, what would he have to say to the president about guns and violence? in our society. >> he was just 19 years old on a hot august afternoon, listening to martin luther king describe his dream for america he was back to ask barack obama to take his oath of office and wondered what now? >> what is i going to do to bring king's dream into reality? >> carson leaves dr. king would urge the president to take on harder issues, under lying gun violence. >> problem is not availability of guns. >> i think what he would point out is that people don't kill other people when they have hope. >> king would call for gun control but he also called on americans to see themselves part of one community. >> when do white americans care as much about the death of a black child as a white child? would the response of the nation have been the same if that happened in a black school? i would hope so. but as we know, the death of black children on a daily, weekly basis does
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
are declining education opportunities and a higher cost of living in california. fewer people are coming to the state, including undocumented workers. myers says the state needs all of them, including the dream act students. >> now they're going to say this. because without the immigrant kids, we would be in a deep hole. >> reporter: a worst case scenario, an eroding tax base. the government demanding more from lower income people. and the future of this baby, a potential revolt. >> this boat won't float if that continues. >> reporter: miriam hernandez, abc news, eyewitness news. >> that's pretty fascinating. you wouldn't think that. i mean, a lot of countries have problems with not having enough babies, but you wouldn't think the state of california. >> in 2011, the u.s. had 63 births per 1,000 women. compare that to the baby boom generation, 122 births of women of child-bearing ages, 15 to 44. >> are you going to do your part? you've got two. >> i might. i've always wanted four. >> you better get going. >> my husband counts so i have three. >>> it's one of the most heroic jobs in the w
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
latin america is partly tied to the tough committee and the demand if more highly educated workers. >> and a lot of the jobs are high-tech-related. >> with the traffic and weather next on abc7 morning news and a live look outside at a shaky look at the bay bridge where we still have some problems. big delays. sue will cover that next. >> also, two -- too hot to scare, the heat scare during the middle of the australian so if you have a flat tire, dead battery, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> welcome back at 6:10 on thursday. now, the cold temperatures waiting for you outside. we are subfreezing inland but napa is close to 33 and antioch at 39. we are in the mid-30's at fremont and 32 in los gatos and mid-t
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
for california will help the system avoidture -- avoid tuition officers. >> the model of higher education is broken. that is true. going forward, what we do, what design change is feasible, that remains to be seen. >> it is the second straight year of no tuition increase after the system raised fees every year from 2006 to 2011. >> a man is suing a bay area hotel after he was found unconscious suffering from severe carbon monoxide poisoning in november at the embassy suite hotel by the airport. hundreds of guests were evacuated. the leak was traced to a malfunctioning boiler. he survived the poisoning but according to the attorney suffered brain injuries and is undergoing rehabilitation now. >> a federal judge is expected to rule on san francisco's ban on public nudity the next two weeks. yesterday, act visits tried to overturn the ordinance. opponents ask the judge to block the law from going into effect february 1 and the city wants the case thrown out. the ban is a matter of public health but nudists say it is a violation of free speech the. >> this is part of the political speech. the
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
of trustees will discuss the proposed education budget when they begin three days of meetings this morning. in long beach the trustees will talk about the budget request for $371 million and they will focus on the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses. the board has tabled proposed fees that affect seniors who have heavy course loads and students who have to repeat courses. >> lake county sheriff deputies are looking for a man who kill a clerk in a store robbery. the 33-year-old was shot in the holdup at the gas mart and the sheriff deputies say surveillance video shows a hooded person walking in the paing lot at 10:45 prime minister on friday night and walking out 20 seconds later. two other employees were in the store. they were not hurt. stunned residents are offering $10,000 reward to find the killer. >> now the hostage crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of one american who narrowly escaped death hiding from the terrorists for to days. it was four days of terror in the first videos recorded by one
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
? >> this exrecordry young woman cut ties with her parents. úl the last check for her education. she is now a graduate student there and contemplating a dock torit in writing. she's only just getting used to the idea she can have a bright, beautiful future. >> 28-year-old lynn watch hears peer yens, talking about how growing up in san jose, her parents sold her for sex. >> my parents began selling me for sex at the age of 10 after years of preparation. my father raped three mee from age 3 until i left at age 20. >> she somehow thrived academically in south bay public schools, her parents made her sign a contract and threatened her life. at age 11 they took her to a cafe, a front for a brothel. and raped and heard r >> watching something that every day i wished it wasn't true. >> she went public and became an advocate about three years ago. but it is hard to face per past. >> part of healing is z.thriving is admitting to myself that that happened and that i deal with consequences of that. >> and tons of shame. some point i believed this is what i deserved. >> she hopes telling the story will bring att
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Jan 14, 2013 11:35pm PST
'm not very educated on. i need to look up on exactly what that means. >> okay. >> but i know it's a vaccine, correct? >> jimmy: correct. now put this bikini on and let's see your teeth. at least she didn't say that the youth in asia loved the gangnam style. each contestant said something cute about the state they represent. >> my state gives out -- representing almost heaven i'm miss west virginia. >> where i'm from cutting the cheese is a big deal. >> where i'm from we try to look innocent and blame it on someone else. >>> every year at least one of the contestants says something dumb. this year it went to miss iowa whose name is mariah carey, for year. the best thing to do ask name your children mariah carey. she was asked her upon on the legalization of marijuana. >> marijuana is by far the most frequently used legal drug in america. but voters in two states have supported legalization for recreational use. is that the right direction for the country? >> i have known people who have had to go to medical marijuana for their last resort for their health care however i do not think it shoul
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 6:30am PST
good. but he has to get everybody working again. it means fix the economy. it means fix the education. so we're bringing kids along that have the skills for 21st century america. his focus has to be on the economy. on the need to reduce unemployment. and frankly, i hope he can, through his own example, restore a sense of civility in the country. >> every president learns a lot. is scarred by the office. also made more wise by the office. what is the one thing you hope president obama has learned over the last four years? >> i hope he's learned that you know, no one part of the government, really, gets it all done. and so, he's got to do a better job of reaching out to members of congress, across both -- across the aisle, to the republicans. and the republicans have to stop buying into things that demonize the president. why aren't republican leaders shouting out about all this birther nonsense and these other things? they're silent. they need to speak out. this is the kind of intolerance i've been talking about, where these idiot presentations continue to be made. and you don't see th
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
or opportunities? with an advanced degree in education from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to meet these challenges and make a difference in the lives of students. let's get started at capella.edu. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. to the best vacation sp(all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline
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Jan 17, 2013 11:35pm PST
to be educational too thanks to our friend "science bob" pflugfelder. this is from science bob's work on past shows. he makes things explode, he lit me on fire, he blew up some pumpkins, he launched a bunch of ping-pong balls everywhere. he made a giant mushroom cloud inside our studio. so tonight we thought it would be a good idea to put him outside, at least for the beginning of the show. say hello to "science bob" pflugfelder, everyone. hello, bob. [ applause ] when we come back from the break, you are going to miraculously spray that beer all over hollywood, is that correct? >> yeah, we've got a high frequency ultrasonic medical equipment cleaner. >> jimmy: of course you do. now, grab the guy dressed as sponge bob so he can mop up afterwards. when we come back, science bob will amaze you. and mark wahlberg and j-lo, too. come on back. at h&r block... you could get money - now. bring in your latest pay stub and you could get an emerald advance line of credit... for up to $1000. hurry, offer extended until january 24th. no w2 required for a line of credit. call 1-800-hrblock. or visit hrblock.com
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Jan 15, 2013 1:40am PST
term. education secretary arne duncan says he has no plans to leave. the former head of the chicago public school system, duncan has received generally good marks over the past four years. >>> justice clarence thomas did something at a supreme court argument monday for the first time in nearly seven years. he spoke. what he said, though, is not completely clear, and it was apparently a joke about ivey league lawyers. thomas has not asked a single question in court since february of 2006. >> remarkable. >>> the u.s. is promising to help france as the french military goes after insurgents linked to al qaeda in western africa. french warplanes unleashed an assault on the rebels in mali, who still managed to grab more territory as they try to close in on that country's capital. defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. will help france with intelligence and airlift support. >>> in beijing, the thick blanket of haze is forcing the chinese government to be unusually candid. the most severe air pollution on record is expected to last another day or longer. millions of people are wearing
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